(October 30, 1990) Episode 12 of Starfinder focuses on solar energy and the power of the sun. The Starfinder series makes use of information from the Hubble Space Telescope to teach science concepts. Topics: NASA, solar energy
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Examines the Sun's role in the creation of familiar energy sources such as food, wind, petroleum, coal, and natural gas. Evaluates the potential of alternative energy sources such as nuclear energy and geothermal energy, and surveys the present and potential uses of solar energy Topics: Solar energy, Nuclear energy, Geothermal engineering, Solar energy, Atomic power, Geothermal...
John Knox, Executive Director of the Earth Island Institute in Berkeley, has been a resident of Noe Valley since the early 1970s. Here he describes some early community activism he was involved in and some of the old-timers he ran up against, as well as a funny anecdote about an awards ceremony with Mayor Moscone in City Hall. Topics: Noe Valley, neighborhood association, community organizing, solar homes, 1970s solar energy,...